Skeptics in oil industry question whether Keystone XL pipeline is still needed

    Jul 30, 2017 – Omaha World-Herald –

    The Keystone XL pipeline might be unnecessary. Opponents of the controversial tar sands pipeline have suggested this for some time, but more and more people inside the oil industry are now saying time has passed by the project.


    Federal minister Catherine McKenna doubles down on 2018 deadline for price on pollution

    Jul 27, 2017 – Winnipeg Free Press –

    Federal Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna thinks it’s time for Premier Brian Pallister to show everyone his carbon-taxing cards.


    Fast-charging stations for electric vehicles coming to Trans-Canada Highway

    Jul 24, 2017 – Financial Post –

    Three companies are teaming up with the federal government to install 34 electric vehicle fast-charging stations along the Trans-Canada Highway in an attempt to encourage the adoption of zero-emission vehicles.


    Canadian electric buses clear the air in one of America’s smoggiest cities

    Jul 21, 2017 – Clean Energy Canada –

    GreenPower Motor Company, headquartered in Vancouver, will supply Porterville, California with 10 locally-built, zero-emission transit buses within the next year.


    B.C. is burning: 14,000 people displaced in hot, dry conditions

    Jul 11, 2017 – CBC News –

    The Cariboo, Kamloops and Southeast regions of BC have been under extreme fire danger for the past two weeks. As heat records are broken, hot, dry conditions have led to a highly combustible environment.


    Volvo, betting on electric, moves to phase out conventional engines

    Jul 5, 2017 – New York Times –

    Volvo Cars on Wednesday became the first mainstream automaker to sound the death knell of the internal combustion engine, saying that all the models it introduces starting in 2019 will be either hybrids or powered solely by batteries.


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